Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!

Ebbings Silverberry

Is this the perfect permaculture plant?  Well, it ticks a lot of boxes – nitrogen fixer, tough evergreen shrub, makes a good hedge or windbreak, is a useful dense habitat, edible fruit, has perfumed...

Permablitz #211 – Upwey

Ros’ block is long and steep like so many at the edge of the Dandenongs. She has already worked hard to create some raised beds, paths, as well as planting a food forest, which...

Kangaroo Apple

Kangaroo Apple is a small to medium shrub that is native to Melbourne, and in the same family as tomatoes and eggplants. They can be eaten fresh, raw or cooked, and are often made into jams or jellies.

Pick a Project for your Neighbourhood

There are some really cool community-based projects all over Victoria hoping to get funding, and they need your votes. Check out a small sample of what’s being considered!

Coastal Salt Bush

Coastal salt bush has silver foliage, can be used in lieu of salt, cooked as spinach, AND provides habitat for butterflies and blue fairy wrens. Win!